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    Israel hits back after UN settlement vote
    Dec25

    Israel hits back after UN settlement vote

    Israel yesterday summoned representatives of states that supported a UN resolution demanding it halt settlement activity, while cutting civilian co-ordination with Palestinians by way of rebuke.Ambassadors from 10 of the 14 countries that voted in favour of the resolution and have embassies in Israel – Britain, China, Russia, France, Egypt,...

    Russia M&A bucks global slowdown for bank deals
    Dec25

    Russia M&A bucks global slowdown for bank deals

    Investment banking deal volumes in Russia rose almost 50% in 2016, with domestic advisors leading the charge, but continued sanctions and the economic contraction mean the industry remained a shadow of its former self.According to Thomson Reuters data up to December 14, equity capital market (ECM) volumes in Russia have more than doubled to...

    Israel to do ‘all it takes’ to emerge unharmed by UN vote
    Dec25

    Israel to do ‘all it takes’ to emerge unharmed by UN vote

    JERUSALEM — Israel pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel’s close ally. Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favour of the...

    Rabbi: UN vote won’t break true friendship between Ukraine, Israel
    Dec25

    Rabbi: UN vote won’t break true friendship between Ukraine, Israel

    “For the government of Israel it was obviously a red line, but I hope it won’t impact the relationship between Ukrainian Jews and Israel.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his cabinet to discuss ‘plan of action’ against U.N.
    Dec25

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his cabinet to discuss ‘plan of action’ against U.N.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with his cabinet Sunday to discuss the plan of action his government will need to take against the United Nations after the international body’s security council voted last week to ban Israel from building settlements in land claimed by the Palestinians. Most have labeled the resolution...

    Read Pope Francis’ Christmas Day Prayer for Peace
    Dec25

    Read Pope Francis’ Christmas Day Prayer for Peace

    Pope Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” Christmas day message from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Sunday. The Pope dedicated his message to “all peoples, especially those scarred by war and harsh conflicts that seem stronger than the yearning for peace.” He wished peace to the victims of the war...

    The year on Twitter: How a tumultuous year played out on social media
    Dec25

    The year on Twitter: How a tumultuous year played out on social media

    US President-elect Donald Trump savours his victory on Nov 9, 2016. AFP Photo It’s been a tumultuous, tragic and historic year. But how did 2016 play out on social media? FRANCE 24′s Caroline Clarkson shares some of the most memorable moments from the Twittersphere. Most people would agree 2016 has been a pretty awful year on the news...

    Israel Will Do ‘All It Takes’ to Recover From ‘Shameful’ U.N. Vote: Prime Minister Netanyahu
    Dec25

    Israel Will Do ‘All It Takes’ to Recover From ‘Shameful’ U.N. Vote: Prime Minister Netanyahu

    (JERUSALEM) — Israel pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel’s close ally. Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favor of the...

    Knesset summons Egypt’s ambassador to Israel over UN resolution: Israeli media
    Dec25

    Knesset summons Egypt’s ambassador to Israel over UN resolution: Israeli media

    Egypt’s ambassador to Israel Hazem Khairat was reportedly summoned by the Israeli foreign ministry among other ambassadors whose countries had supported the UN resolution condemning Israel’s settlement project in Palestine, several Israeli media outlets said on Sunday afternoon. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry did not publish any...

    Israel, angered by anti-settlement UN vote, summons foreign ambassadors
    Dec25

    Israel, angered by anti-settlement UN vote, summons foreign ambassadors

    JERUSALEM: Israel summoned the ambassadors of 10 nations to Jerusalem to reprimand them on Sunday and had more harsh words for the Obama administration over a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to settlement-building. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put his personal imprint on the show of anger by repeating at the weekly cabinet...